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dc.contributor.editorScoones, Ian
dc.contributor.editorStirling, Andy
dc.date.accessioned2020-07-09T09:56:51Z
dc.date.available2020-07-09T09:56:51Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.isbn9780367903350en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9781003023845en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/39938
dc.description.abstract"Why is uncertainty so important to politics today? To explore the underlying reasons, issues and challenges, this book’s chapters address finance and banking, insurance, technology regulation and critical infrastructures, as well as climate change, infectious disease responses, natural disasters, migration, crime and security and spirituality and religion. The book argues that uncertainties must be understood as complex constructions of knowledge, materiality, experience, embodiment and practice. Examining in particular how uncertainties are experienced in contexts of marginalisation and precarity, this book shows how sustainability and development are not just technical issues, but depend on deeply political values and choices. What burgeoning uncertainties require lies less in escalating efforts at control, but more in a new – more collective, mutualistic and convivial – politics of responsibility and care. If hopes of much-needed progressive transformation are to be realised, then currently-blinkered understandings of uncertainty need to be met with renewed democratic struggle. Written in an accessible style and illustrated by multiple case studies from across the world, this book will appeal to a wide cross-disciplinary audience in fields ranging from economics to law to science studies to sociology to anthropology and geography, as well as professionals working in risk management, disaster risk reduction, emergencies and wider public policy fields."en_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::K Economics, finance, business & management::KF Finance & accounting::KFF Financeen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::R Earth sciences, geography, environment, planning::RN The environment::RNC Applied ecologyen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: generalen_US
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::G Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects::GT Interdisciplinary studies::GTF Development studiesen_US
dc.subject.otherpoliticsen_US
dc.subject.otherfinanceen_US
dc.subject.otherbankingen_US
dc.subject.otherinsuranceen_US
dc.subject.othertechnologyen_US
dc.subject.otherclimate changeen_US
dc.subject.othernatural disastersen_US
dc.subject.otherdiseaseen_US
dc.subject.othermigrationen_US
dc.subject.othercrime and securityen_US
dc.subject.otherspiritualityen_US
dc.subject.otherreligionen_US
dc.subject.otherrisk managementen_US
dc.titleThe Politics of Uncertaintyen_US
dc.title.alternativeChallenges of Transformationen_US
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy7b3c7b10-5b1e-40b3-860e-c6dd5197f0bben_US
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameTaylor & Francis
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttps://taylorandfrancis.com/
oapen.relation.isFundedByee136b8a-4f86-46e7-a7fd-c61d3661503den_US
virtual.oapen_relation_isFundedBy.grantor_name University of Sussex
oapen.imprintRoutledgeen_US
oapen.pages196en_US
oapen.remark.public21-7-2020 - No DOI registered in CrossRef for ISBN 9780367903374


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